Andrew Fishman is an investigative journalist based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He led the creation of The Intercept Brasil, where he served as managing editor for many years and is now president. His reporting focuses on Brazilian politics, the environment, and the influence of multinational corporations. His previous work focused on international politics, security, technology, and human rights, including extensive reporting on the archive of top-secret NSA documents leaked by whistleblower Edward Snowden.
Andrew was part of the team that broke the “Brazil Secret Archive,” which uncovered serious wrongdoing by Brazilian prosecutors and judges in the Operation Car Wash anti-corruption investigations. He won the Vladimir Herzog Award for revealing the hidden relationship between Operation Car Wash, the U.S. Justice Department, and the FBI. His work has appeared in NPR, Al Jazeera English, Jacobin, Agência Pública, Todo Notícias, and other outlets.
The Front Lines of the End of the World — and the Fight to Save the Amazon
In “The Territory,” documentarian Alex Pritz chronicles Indigenous Brazilians’ fight to save their home in the Amazon rainforest.
British Journalist and Indigenous Protector Are Missing in Brazilian Amazon After Reported Threats
Dom Phillips and Bruno Araújo Pereira were last seen traveling by boat on Sunday morning, returning from a reporting trip.
Lula Leads, but Bolsonaro Could Still Win Reelection in Brazil
Brazil’s presidential election in October will be a dramatic referendum on the country’s future.
Bolsonaro Gave Brazil’s Army New Powers. The Generals Won’t Give Them Up Easily.
President Jair Bolsonaro’s 2022 electoral hopes have dimmed, but the military isn’t ready to give up its new riches and influence.